France Education Northwest, founded in 2008, is a 501c3 non-profit organization. The organization was started by leading members of Seattle’s French-American community, including many members of the French American Chamber of Commerce, to focus on education and promotion of French culture.
Our 5th Annual French Fest was a success! Thank you to all who came. To see photos from the event, please click here.
- French Internship Program
- Education Programs
- A l’Ecole – The Suitcase Project
- French Cuisine & Gastronomy Education
- French Culture – Festivals Open to the Public
DÎNER DE LA RENTRÉE – Celebrating the Beginning of the School Year
FEN organizes annual dinners for members of the French and Francophone community. Our next dinner will be held at the LIlac Café in Kirkland on September 14, 2017. We will be serving a three-course, sit-down dinner with curated wine pairings. More details and our menu can be found here.
SEATTLE’S FRENCH FEST – An Annual Celebration Each Spring
FEN organizes the West Coast’s largest Francophone-themed festival each spring as part of the prestigious FESTÁL Cultural Event series. The March 20, 2016 event drew 6,000 visitors to the Seattle Center Armory. The event draws its inspiration from the worldwide “Day of Francophonie,” organized in over 100 countries to celebrate the diversity of Francophone cultures and traditions.
Click here to visit the event pages from the 2017 event and mark your calendar for the 2018 event, which will be held on March 25, 2018. Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the event? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seattle Opera – Experience Opera Program 2016-2017 Season
France Education Northwest (FEN) is happy to partner again with the Seattle Opera for the 2016-2017 season and offer to FACCPNW and FEN members the Experience Opera program.
Witness the final stages of preparation before an opera hits the main stage! Experience a full-length opera with a unique perspective of behind-the-scenes rehearsing.
For more information on the Experience Opera program, look at our Seattle Opera page.
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